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  • The Threat Of A Zombie Apocalypse

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    first zombie movie White Zombies in 1932; however, just in the past few decades has the threat of a zombie apocalypse enter the realm of international politics. The threat of a zombie apocalypse is a very serious concern of the international communities. Many political scientists are not sure how the world leaders would be able to work together if this issue were ever to arise in the world today. In the book “Theories of International Politics and Zombies”, Drezner uses the threat of a zombie apocalypse

  • The Word Zombie

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    The meaning of the word zombie has shifted in public perception rather drastically a number of times over the last fifty years largely as a result of their rise in popularity in the zeitgeist. What we think of as zombies today are largely myth of course, but there is a grain of truth. It dates back to the 8th century, (possibly earlier according to some speculation in fact) the word 'zombie ' is said to have come from nzambi, which in Kongo means 'spirit of a dead person ', or zonbi, used in the

  • A Zombie Apocalypse

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    A zombie apocalypse is a terrifying thing to imagine, but with an effective, well-thought-out emergency plan civilization can be better prepared for this catastrophe. As chief of police and fire, we are imbedded with the responsibility of help and guidance to citizens during this time of crisis. Our main priorities would be evacuation, communication, public safety, and crime prevention. As chief of police and fire, we would recommend all citizens make their way to one of our military safe zones

  • Zombie Symbolism Essay

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    literally and figuratively. However, this ever-expanding market has society curious purely based off of the inherent restrictions of the zombie population. When looking into all aspects surrounding the zombie culture, it becomes obvious that one cannot humanize a zombie; one cannot add depth and iconic

  • Zombie Lore Analysis

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    tropes to a zombie spin on Richard Matheson's I Am Legend (1954), and eventually, to satirical and sociopolitical commentary. The  concepts of superiority and the loss of virtue are definitely applicable to our most basic state of human nature and are most effectively displayed in zombie lore.        The Loss of Humanity and the Flourish of Desire In Zombie Lore     Exercising dominance over another is a fairly prevalent theme in zombie culture. In Suzanne Lea’s article “Modern Zombie Makers: Enacting

  • Zombie Apocalypse Disasters

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    There are all kinds of emergencies that we can prepare for; a zombie apocalypse is one of them. Zombies may be fictional, but natural disasters are a very real concern in which we would take the same precautions. To prepare for those kinds of outbreaks, you should have a well structured plan. During a disaster such as a zombie apocalypse, shelter is a vital part in surviving. With zombies running rampant across the city, we must have a safe and secure shelter for all citizens to hide out

  • Zombie Pop Culture

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    Zombies have been a pop culture icon for years. Whether it be video games like Call of Duty or making people feel nervous for a potential zombie apocalypse, the zombie has become one of the most recognizable pop culture figures. The rise of zombies as a frightening creature can be related a real-world issue. In this essay I will argue that zombies have changed over time and that there is a distinct connection between the way zombies are portrayed and the way the world looks at the lower economic

  • Classification of Zombie Movies Essay

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    I have determined that there are three different types of zombie movie. First, the movies that showcase the slow, but still startling zombies, like Night of the Living Dead. Night’s “zombies are slow, the humans just get themselves into trouble by reacting stupidly, or not paying enough attention to the problem.” (G.A. Romero) Next, films like Shaun of the Dead, which portray the sometimes amusing but still creepy zombies. And finally, movies like Day of the Dead (2008) which introduce the completely

  • Emergency Preparedness For A Zombie Apocalypse

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    in the upper floor. However, this course of action would depend on nature of emergency or the threat afoot. At all cost, student should not comprehend or perceive elevators as the most safe and first priority exist strategy in the event where the zombie emergency is, by nature or design, accompanied by electrical malfunctions, or

  • The Horror Of The Zombie

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    most favored monster in pop culture is the modern day zombie. The symbolic nature of zombies alone, is the reason that the undead are the most successful in movies today. From these monsters creating a state of war to confiscating humanity’s normal everyday life. These movies show us the result of an unknown situation; “How will human beings react to an end-of-time apocalypse scenario?” Beginning with the Haitian zombie in the 1930’s, the zombie has evolved to its modern state alongside the psychological